[Marxism] Fwd: Monday 4/20: Beyond Empire: Targeted Killings and the Future of Human Rights Sexton Lounge @ 4PM

A.R. G amithrgupta at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 18:42:20 MDT 2015


Monday 4/20: Beyond Empire: Targeted Killings and the Future of Human
Rights Sexton Lounge @ 4PM

Happening next Monday (4/20) in Sexton Lounge (2nd Floor Furman Hall, 245
Sullivan Street) at 4pm!

A Roundtable discussion featuring the following guests:

Chase Madar: Contributor to the London Review of Books, Le Monde
diplomatique, The Nation, The National Interest, The American Conservative,
TomDispatch and elsewhere; author of The Passion of [Chelsea] Manning: The
Story Behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower (2013). He is a graduate of NYU
Law School (JD 2004) and a former staff attorney at Make the Road New York.

Mary Ellen O’Connell: Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research
Professor of Dispute Resolution—Kroc Institute for International Peace
Studies, University of Notre Dame. She was a vice president of the American
Society of International Law (2010-2012) and chaired the International Law
Association’s Committee on the Use of Force (2005-2010). Among her
publications: What is War? An Investigation in the Wake of 9/11 (edited
volume, 2012); The Power and Purpose of International Law (2008);
International Law and the Use of Force, Cases and Materials (2d ed. 2009),
and International Law and the “Global War on Terrorism” (2007).

Marilyn Young: professor of history at NYU. She is the author of Rhetoric
of Empire: American China Policy, 1895–1901 (1969), with William Rosenberg,
Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century
(1980), The Vietnam Wars, 1945–1990 (1991), and one of the editors of Human
Rights and Revolutions (2007).

Omar Shakir: Human Rights Lawyer and co-author of "Living Under Drones," a
joint Stanford Law - NYU Law report that documents the civilian
consequences of US drone practices in Pakistan. Omar was previously a
fellow at Human Rights Watch based in Cairo, where he investigated abuses
in Egypt.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Co-sponsored by NLG (NYU Law Chapter), Muslim
Law Students Association, and South Asian Law Students Association. Light
refreshments will be served.



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